Looking Beyond LEED For Neighborhood Development*


LEED For Neighborhood Development is expected to encourage more walkable, mixed-use, environmentally responsible development. At its heart, however, the LEED-ND “checklist” fails to compel us to create an urbanism both environmentally responsible AND culturally responsive. Explore perspectives that we have yet to adequately address fundamental design issues and that true commitment to ecological urbanism requires a paradigm shift in our design, engagement, and environmental attitudes.

MovingBeyondLEED-ND1a.mp38.87 MB
MovingBeyondLEED-ND2.mp311.73 MB
DougFarr1.pdf9.97 MB
DougFarr2.pdf12.01 MB